Youth Advisor

Website Temple Beth Israel, Port Washington

Position Summary:

The Youth Advisor will work collaboratively with the Director of Education and Engagement, supporting the ways Temple Beth Israel engages with all of its youth groups: including Maccabees (Grades 3-5), Kadima (Grades 6-8), USY (Grades 9-12). Youth group typically meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-9:15.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work under direction of the Director of Education and Engagement and maintain open communication.
  • Create youth group calendar with Director for the year and work with youth to plan all events for all youth groups.
  • Develop and implement outreach initiatives to increase the numbers of involved teens.
  • Promote all youth group events to parents and students in Religious School.
  • Assist with the running of Canteen during Religious School (3:30-4:00).
  • Manage publicity for all events using various vehicles such as Facebook, flyers, emails etc.
  • Attend USY events with youth group as additional chaperone as needed.
  • Chaperone offsite trips including but not limited to Midnight Run, NYC trips, and any others scheduled by the Director.
  • Assist in the organization and execution of the Purim Carnival in conjunction with the parent volunteers.
  • Staff all Shul Ins and overnight events as described.
  • Empower teens to feel connected with their Jewish community.


Desired Skills and Experiences:

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and friendly
  • Prior involvement in USY, Camp Ramah or other Jewish Youth organizations, with prior Jewish camping experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with teens
  • Proven leadership and, ideally, leadership development skills
  • Proven Jewish and Youth programming experience
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Works collaboratively and efficiently

Please note: We are open to creating a package position wherein the Youth Advisor may be brought onto our Religious School faculty. This is a great way for the Youth Advisor to immerse in the TBI community, and is a more lucrative position. Religious School meets on Sundays (9:00-12:00) and Tuesdays (4:00-6:00, 6:15-8:15).

To apply for this job email your details to reshet@campramah.org